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May 29, 2017 Press Release


Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day.

May 25, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in recognition of Santa Monica College receiving the Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program grant totaling $257,500. The grant will be used to increase opportunities for students to earn post-secondary credits in high school.

May 11, 2017 In The News

A bill to honor Chinese-American veterans who served in World War II with a Congressional Gold Medal was introduced in both chambers of Congress last week.

Chinese American units of the U.S. Army Air Forces train during World War II in this photo from the family of Joe Lee. Chinese American WWII Veterans Recognition Project

May 4, 2017 Press Release


WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement celebrating May 4th as the “National Day of Reason” – a day celebrating the application of reason and logic in the affairs of humankind. On April 6, 2017, Congressman Lieu introduced H.Res. 263 designating today as the “National Day of Reason.”

April 22, 2017 In The News

The congressman representing UCLA and much of West Los Angeles held a town hall Thursday where he used satire, video clips and celebrities to keep the discussion light.

About 400 people packed the Santa Monica High School theater and greeted Rep. Ted Lieu with a standing ovation.

Lieu has garnered national attention in the months following the inauguration because of his vocal criticism of President Donald Trump’s administration, both online and through media interviews.

April 21, 2017 In The News

A Democratic lawmaker with a history of trolling President Donald Trump is at it again ― this time taunting him with a pic of a crowd at a town hall event on Thursday night. 

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) posted an image on Twitter showing off his “bigly” audience: 

April 15, 2017 In The News

It's depressing to admit, but let's do it anyway: there are few politicians in the world more skilled at manipulating Twitter than President Trump. 

So over the past few months, 48-year-old Congressman Ted Lieu (D-California) has decided to try and master the platform, slowly emerging as the President's most adept social media opponent. It might seem like an embarrassing game to play — after all, world leaders don't historically conduct foreign policy in 140 characters or less.

April 5, 2017 In The News

In the packed auditorium at the Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles, a vortex of entertainment industry power and current progressive political woe, comedian Kathy Griffin — tiny, insistently red-tressed — erupts in full-throttle rasp at the man in the boxy gray suit as he finishes up on stage.

“I saw you on the Joy Reid show on MSNBC,” Griffin says, coming up from the audience to address Rep. Ted Lieu, a second-term Democrat from the South Bay who was speaking at the CAA Foundation’s Take Action Day. “You’re giving us hope!”

March 31, 2017 Press Release